Just To Put Things In Perspective…

Ever since Apple announced their new iPad, I’ve been reading a whole lot about how HTML5 will replace (I believe “kill” is the preferred term) Flash. Most arguments state that the emerging HTML5 spec includes such things as <canvas> and <video> which effectively renders the need for Flash a thing of the past… seriously? I wonder when the last time these commentators have read up on the vast capabilities of the platform; Flash is much more than any simple animation and video playback mechanism as these people seem to believe it to be. I did a little research. HTML5 has

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HTML5 and the Flash Platform – A Call for Sanity

A strange thing has been happening over the past year or so. It has become quite fashionable amoung open source advocates, social media “experts”, and HTML5 zealots to talk down Flash with every breath… Well, that was the start of an article I’ve been writing for the past three weeks or so. It was a difficult article to write and I’ve been stuck on more than one occasion – causing some frustration for me. There’s no need for me to do so now as similar thoughts have been expressed elsewhere with more grace than I would have allowed and a

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